Holly M. McGhee is the author of the middle-grade novel Matylda,
Bright & Tender, an Amazon, Bank Street, and ABC Best Book of
the Year, as well as the New York Times bestselling picture
book, Come with Me, illustrated by Pascal Lemaitre. She divides her
time between New York City, where she helps bring books she loves
into the world as a literary agent, and Maplewood, New Jersey.
Pascal Lemaitre is the illustrator of several books for children, including Do Not Open This Book! and New York Times bestseller Who's Got Game?, as well as the New York Times bestselling picture book, Come with Me, written by Holly M. McGhee. His wife is the dancer-choreographer Emmanuele Phuon. They live with their daughter, Maelle, in Brussels, Belgium where Pascal is a professor at the National School of Visual Arts of La Cambre.
A sweet serenade to our shared belonging... To listen takes time,
too -- to learn to hear and befriend the world within and the world
without, to attend to the quiet voice of life and heart alike. -
A thoughtful offering, expressed in subtle poetic tempo, about shared humanity and the nourishing world. - Publishers Weekly Readers of all ages will love this poetic, gentle book about understanding and appreciating the universe for both its individual components and how they are intertwined with one another. - School Library Journal